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#12450510 - 10/02/17 05:20 PM Fayette 10/1
Wes H Offline

Registered: 04/16/16
Posts: 277
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
We fished Fayette from 11-3 on Sunday and tried a shallow bite first with nothing to show for it. There were a lot of boats by the discharge and boats were loaded onto that long skinny point close by. Went and tried the dam with little luck, then the tree's by the dam with no luck. Driving back across the lake, no one was on the discharge so we picked up a few there in about 15'. Graphed a few points until we finally found a nice stack of fish with some bait in the area. Dragging a carolina rig in about 19' I stumbled onto a patch of rocks about 4' wide and pretty long. Couldn't get them to commit to the crig or a deep diving crank, but once I picked up the dropshot it was on. Picked off fish after fish for a good while using a zoom trickworm in green pumpkin. The slower and least action I could give it once I got into that rock patch the better. Was a lot of fun for the limited amount of time we had to fish. Hope this helps someone.

#12451056 - 10/03/17 01:18 AM Re: Fayette 10/1 [Re: Wes H]
gut hooked Offline

Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 400
Good report. Fayette has been as tough as ever for me recently. Good job finding the rocks......

#12451376 - 10/03/17 10:22 AM Re: Fayette 10/1 [Re: Wes H]
PaddyMag Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/18/17
Posts: 13
Loc: Schulenburg, Texas
thanks for the report

#12452625 - 10/04/17 08:28 AM Re: Fayette 10/1 [Re: Wes H]
barbarian Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/21/10
Posts: 758
Went yesterday afternoon (10/3) for about 3 hours between rain showers and only caught 4. Missed a couple of others. The 4 we caught were all on spinner baits in/near grass. Tried near intake for about an hour without any luck.

Edited by barbarian (10/04/17 02:17 PM)

#12453060 - 10/04/17 01:42 PM Re: Fayette 10/1 [Re: Wes H]
fishytx Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/04/03
Posts: 2118
Rock pile is over by discharge. The bite has slowed way down and the water has a off color. Fished Monday with a catch of fifteen, one here and two way over there, just could not get on a good school of fish.

#12453063 - 10/04/17 01:44 PM Re: Fayette 10/1 [Re: Wes H]
fishytx Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/04/03
Posts: 2118
coolest water I have found is 85, so it is still a little to warm for shallow bites.

#12463563 - 10/12/17 06:17 PM Re: Fayette 10/1 [Re: Wes H]
Oilpig Offline

Registered: 06/25/05
Posts: 64
Loc: TX
thanks for the report


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